That Pedal Show

What Is A Guitar Preamp Anyway? – That Pedal Show

September 18, 2020

There are overdrive pedals and there are guitar preamps… and maybe there are both. The next question is, ‘why?’

 

This is the audio to our video here: https://youtu.be/wj-d5h8E9YU

 

- Intro playing: 00:00

- What are we doing today? 02:55

- What is a preamp? 03:45

- Line level? 04:35

- Soldano 30: main input vs FX loop return: 05:25

- Why an FX loop is useful: 06:50 - D&M Drive: front end vs loop return: 07:52

- Preamp or OD pedal? Gladio: 11:45

- Let’s add a Kingsley preamp: 14:55

- Preamp or OD pedal? Benson Pre: 18:56

- Preamp or OD pedal?Hudson Broadcast: 21:58

- Output impedance?: 25:35

- Line level & instrument level?:27:00

- Why have a preamp pedal at all?: 29:00

- Stereo power amp 

- Boogie: 32:00

- Why a power amp?: 33:28

- Clean tones?: 35:15

- And overdrive: 38:40

- Closing thoughts: 42:20

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